Data Visualization

Looking for the story in the numbers? Browse our curated collection of public health infographics, infobytes, and other data visualizations.


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Heart Disease in Canada Infographic

Heart Disease in Canada Infographic

It is the 2nd leading cause of death in Canada. Also known as ischemic heart disease or coronary heart disease, heart disease refers to the buildup of plaque in the heart's arteries that could lead to a heart attack, heart failure, or death...

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Infographics & Infobytes

Towards a Healthier Canada (2015) Infographic

Towards a Healthier Canada (2015) Infographic

Important efforts are underway to help make social and physical environments where children live, learn and play more supportive of physical activity and healthy eating.

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Measuring Positive Mental Health in Canada: Myths and Facts Infographic

Measuring Positive Mental Health in Canada: Myths and Facts Infographic

The Public Health Agency of Canada is working to identify, organize, and present data on positive mental health outcomes, and protective and risk factors.

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Stroke in Canada Infographic

Stroke in Canada Infographic

A stroke is a sudden loss of brain function caused by a sudden brain blood vessel blockage or rupture. Stroke can happen at any age, so know the signs and know what it looks like.

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Positive Mental Health Conceptual Framework Infographic

Positive Mental Health Surveillance Conceptual Framework Infographic

Conceptual framework contains 5 outcome indicators and 25 risk and protective determinant indicators.

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Measuring Positive Mental Health in Canada: Social Support

Measuring Positive Mental Health in Canada: Social Support Infographic

Why is social support so important to positive mental health? Because it contributes to feeling good and functioning well.

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Suicide in Canada infographic

Suicide in Canada Infographic

This infographic provides an overview of current data on suicide, by age and sex across the lifespan, and data on hospitalizations for self-inflicted injury.

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Be Active, Play Smart infographic

Be Active, Play Smart Interactive Infographic

We all want to be healthy. Part of a healthy lifestyle is being active. But the stats say that we can do better. Hold on - don't count yourself out! There's still time to join the game.

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Measuring Positive Mental Health in Canada Infographic

Positive mental health is a state of well-being that allows us to "feel, think, and act in ways that enhance our ability to enjoy life and deal with the challenges we face."

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Towards a Healthier Canada (2013) Infographic

Important efforts are underway to help make social and physical environments where children live, learn and play more supportive of physical activity and healthy eating.

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54.9% of children exceed Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for screen time.
37% of Canadian parents report playing active games with their children 'often' or 'very often'.
32.5% of Canadian children use active travel as their main form of transportation to school.
In Canada, 89.3% of new mothers begin breastfeeding at birth.
Safe Kids Week: Drowning is the 2nd leading cause of injury-related death for Canadian kids. 60 kids drown per year.
World Bloog Donor Day: Over 50% of Canadians or their families have needed blood. Thank bloog donors today!
Lung Cancer, Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease resulted in 12 billion dollars in cost to the Canadian economy in 2010. 3.4 billion dollars in direct health-care costs (drugs, hospitals, physicians) and 8.6 billion dollars in indirect costs (such as premature death and long term disability).
59% of children report eating breakfast on weekdays.
10% of households in Canada, with at least one child under the age of 18, are considered food insecure.
Safe Kids Week: 30% of brain injuries in Canada are suffered by children and youth. Protect your kids with helmets!
45.5% of children (ages 12-17) in Canada eat fruit or vegetables at least 5 times per day.
7% of children in Canada take at least 12000 steps per day.

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